I could distance myself from my height-shaming by telling you that 99.9% of my boyfriends have been under 6ft (in the same vein as racists who often attest “but I have a black friend!”) but the truth is that I signed up to the mantra that taller means better. … [Read more...] about Why women should start giving short men a chance
Unfortunately, this hasn’t just been the year of the short king. It’s also been a year of increased media coverage and public awareness of incels – online communities of “involuntarily celibate” men whose self-loathing manifests in derogatory, in some cases extremely violent, behavior towards women, and a pathological obsession with altering their appearance to fit a narrow definition of brawny masculine beauty. … [Read more...] about In praise of short men: will the rise of ‘short kings’ spell the fall of toxic masculinity?
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Olive oil spray (or 1tsp olive oil) 1 medium red onion, peeled and chopped into 2cm chunks 2 courgettes, ends removed and sliced into 1cm discs, then cut in half (or quarters, if they're large courgettes) 1 aubergine, top and bottom removed, cut into 1cm slices then into chunks of a similar size to the courgette 3 medium tomatoes, cut into eighths A few leaves of fresh basil, torn into pieces Preheat the oven to 180°C/fan 160°C/gas 4. Spray an ovenproof dish with oil. For the tomato sauce, mix the chopped tomatoes, cider vinegar (if using), dried herbs, chilli flakes and garlic together, season with salt and pepper and pour into the bottom of the dish (or use your pre-made sofrito sauce for this element of the recipe). Lay the sliced veg over the tomato mixture. Spray with oil and scatter the basil on top. Cook in the oven for 1 hour. … [Read more...] about Beating type 2 diabetes is as easy as 1, 2, 3! He’s the man who inspired Dr Michael Mosley to reverse his own condition, now Professor Roy Taylor unveils his 3-stage plan to help you beat the disease too
India can return 15-20% in rupee terms going ahead, said Christopher Wood, managing director—equity strategist, CLSA. In an interview with Sanam Mirchandani and Nishanth Vasudevan on the sidelines of CLSA’s investor conference, Wood said one reason foreigners are not buying in India is because they have been selling India to buy China as they are still underweight China. Edited excerpts: Are you seeing more of greed than fear in the global markets at this juncture? There is some greed, clearly. In a sense we can definitely have a correction; bond spreads are very low, credit spreads are low. So, it won’t take much to set off a correction, most particularly as it is nearly end of the year. Do I think this is end of Asian equities going up? No. I think Asian equities have had good outperformance this year over developed world. What happened at the beginning of 2016 was that sentiment towards China among global investors basically peaked out in terms of gloominess. … [Read more...] about I won’t reduce India rating just because oil is going up: Christopher Wood, CLSA